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is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to introduction -- no, i get to say something. i get to say something. as everyone in this room knows, youngest mayor in 100 years, right? youngest mayor in 100 years when he was elected 10 years ago and he has
. >> education secretary, arnie duncan says, it's not about taking away rights. >> it's about fewer dead americans, fewer dead children, fewer children living in fear. >> newtown feels this is the tipping point and that we can really effect change. >> newtown, connecticut, is known for the awful tragedy that happened there, but residents also feel that they can be the strongest voice for change. >> they always think of the town as newtown, where this bad thing happened. you think of it as a change happens, something happened that ignited a flame in people. i want them thinking of my town as how we bounce back and what we get about it. >> on the national mall, surae chin, wusa9. >>> gun sales have seen an increase since the sandy hook shootings ings and there were a few shootings. a few short weeks. thousands were committed to today's rally. police believe they have the man responsible for killing a young woman in a residential d.c. neighborhood. it all happened early yesterday morning at the corner of 5th and nicolson street in northwest. ken is there live. they are looking for a mot
that the attorney general and the u.s. attorney talk about, as arnie says as well, get out there and teach in the communities, it can't happen from washington. over the last year alone, we've seen a 34 percent increase just between 2010 and 2011 on bullying and harassment cases. 32 percent of those are about sexual or gender based stereotyping and harassment, 41 percent on disability and 40 percent on race and national origin. we've just started monitoring those trends since 2009 we've been collecting those data. so it appears that while historically we were doing a lot more on things like disability harassment, it's actually a kind of racial harassment that in fact might be getting worse and certainly getting a lot more obvious. one of the ways that we have partnered, department of education and department of justice was right here at the university of california in san diego where you might have heard about the compton cookout and the alleged noose in the library and we have heard similar instances in california and elsewhere, things like (inaudible) the kinds of resolutions and remedi
similar data in 2010. in both cases the reaction has been loud and mixed. arnie duncan has generally been supportive to provide information where none existed previously. after the data was published he told the times silence is not an option the obama administration has provided incentives for value-added indicators to promote teachers. proponents rightfully point* out they are a huge potential up geisha improvement that gives zero weight to any performance and the other hand they have large margins of error to deliver misleading results. they spent more than $100,000 on newspaper advertising campaign built around the headline this is no way to rate a teacher. others argue it has false position that will be abused by parents and public officials who do not understand their limitations of this kind of assessment. doug's digger warns data is inherently no easy. results are often based on a single test taken on a single day by a single group of students. all kinds of factors can lead to random fluctuations like the broken air conditioning unit. that correlation going year-to-year is only ab
but not by taking away the arms from legitimate law abidings. >> they heard from arnie duncan who said the time for action on gun control is now. >> molly, thank you very much. this just in to us. democrat senator tom harkin will not seek another term in office. he tells the associated press that it is just time to step aside. harkin's announcement is the latest in a string of retirement. west virginia democrat jay rockefeller announced he will not seek another term as well >> she served three tours of duty in afghanistan. talking to a pilot who sued for the right to serve on the front line. >> and a nasty virus that is here in the u.s.. 140 outbreaks and no vaccine for it. the details on the bug ripping through america. red lobster's 30 shrimp. wow, that's a lot of shrimp. [ male announcer ] it's red lobster's 30 shrimp! for $11.99 pair any two shrimp selections on one plate! like mango jalapeÑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. just $11.99. offer ends soon! i'm ryon stewart, and i sea food diffently. hi, i'm ensure clear... clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've gotine grams of prot
's to control guns. arnie duncan reminded participants it will take more than prayer. >> we'll do everything to make sure we pass legislation to make sure our communities are safer. but we can't do it by ourselves. we need all of you. in we stay together, nothing can stop us. thank you so much and god bless. thank you. >> reporter: the spokesman for the nra did not have an immediate response to the rally. in the past, that group has opposed any further restrictions on gun sales. john henrehan, fox 5 news. >>> now to new orleans, where the city is getting ready for a double whammy. the super bowl is just a week from today. but fans are already arriving. thousands of people will be in the big easy for mardi gras. natasha robin takes a look. >> reporter: for two years the city planned for it, worked on it. and the mayor says completed a task that other cities would consider overwhelming. >> our great city, new orleans, is ready for mardi gras, and we're ready for the super bowl xlvii, i guarantee, nobody has done both of these things at the same time ever. >> reporter: 5,000 members of the medi
's comments got her in trouble. she was charged with mocking arnie duncan's lisp. he would have had that fixed. and off with the their heads and i confess i used that once myself. and she's got a rough road for her opponents. >> i think with off with their heads she meant get toughs. it's hard with wisconsin scott walker's plan. and michigan, now a right to work state and indiana a right to work state. who would have guessed the places in the big industrial midwest would have passed so much, so many new laws, that were so very, very unfavorable to organizationed labor. this is in illinois, there's still obviously a labor strong hold and they're feeling the heat. >> and i mean, the labor strong hold and they've got mayor rahm emanuel and referred to him in september as a liar and a bully. i mean, she's on a roll. >> yeah, but, clearly i think people in organized labor are. i'm not apologizing for this behavior, but clearly, they are feeling the heat and very upset by what's going on. >> greta: so, i think we both agree he she didn't mean off with their head. >> i don't think she meant actual de
in both new york and los angeles, the reaction has been loud and mixed. arnie duncan, u.s. sackett of education, has generally been supportive of these value added numbers, after the data was published, the obama administration has provided financial incentives for states to provide value add educators for paying and promoting teachers. proopinion anyones point out they're a huge potential improvement over systems in which all teaches are paid in a system -- many experts warn these assessments have large margins of error and can deliver misleading results. the union representing the new york city teachers spent more than $100,000 on a up in advertising campaign, built around the headline, this is no way to rate a teacher. opponents argue the value added assessment creates a false impression used by parents and public officials who do not understand the limitations of of this. everybody is right up to a point. a man works extensively with value added data for teachers, warns that these are inharen day noisy. the results are based on a single test, taken on a single day, by a single
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tack and arnie arnesen you ran for governor. on the senate have really let it lay in the factory that a legislature that has had so many women has provided training ground for women and it is significant and hopefully with a 3.4 it's no longer significant, but nobody takes note of the fact we have so many women. >> caro, does it feel significant to you? you are in a unique position. he went away and you're back. how do you do this? >> it is significant. this is been quite a thrill for me and it's encouraging 18 for the younger women to know these opportunities are there now and i had a mother tell me that her provoker looked at the screen and said mom, all girls. [laughter] you have three sons, don't you? does it feel significant to you? >> they've taken note of this, definitely. i appreciate senator shaheen mentioning them on because she worked hard to get women in elected office. what is great, kelley and i both grew up with moms who are active in the state house and more and more, people are going to see that opportunity for their daughters and sons will take note. >> maggie,
hager who i think is here someplace, ran for governor. [applause] and arnie arn ericsson who also ran for governor. all of these women really led the way, and the fact that we've had a legislature that has had so many women in it has really provided a training ground for women. and it is significant. and, you know, hopefully we'll get to a point where it's no longer significant. >> yeah, that's actually a great point. >> where nobody takes note of the fact that we have so many women. >> that's a very good point. carol, what about you? does it feel significant to you? you're in a unique position, you went away, and you're back. how do you view this? >> it is significant, just like the senator said. this has been quite a thrill for me, and it's very encouraging, i think, for the younger women to know these opportunities are there now. and i had a mother tell me that her little girl looked at the screen and said, mom, all girls. [laughter] >> oh, my gosh, that's amazing. annie, you have three sons, don't you? does it feel significant to you, what's happening at your kitchen table if. >>
of the entertainment and video game industries. at the same time education secretary arnie duncan is scheduled to meet with parent and teacher groups and there will be a meeting with mental health advocates. the white house is also looking ahead this week a meeting on friday with afghan president, hamel karzai. they will talk about among other things the ongoing transition in afghanistan. senior officials are going to hold a conference call this afternoon to speak on the record about those meetings. a new poll shows that more than three-quarters of americans think that the way politics work in washington is seriously hurting our country. the survey was taken in the middle of the fiscal cliff negotiations last month. we're back after the break. ♪ commercials? those types are coming on to me all the time now. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the bes
.s. education secretary arnie dung an tweeted that he and his -- arne duncan tweeted that he and his family will be there. cnn spoke to one of the organizers who had never taken a public stance on gun control before. >> it's been a remarkable learning experience. the realization that we're citizens and this is an act of citizenship, and being a citizen isn't just sitting around talking about it or being an armchair activist, it's actually moving into it. physically with your body. embodying citizenship. >> cnn's emily schmidt is on the mall there. emily, it looks like things are picking up a bit. >> reporter: the crowd is growing here. so many people are echoing what you heard. these are people who maybe have never been to washington to march before. they. moved by what happened in newtown. i want to introduce you to one of those people. lauren svetvilas with the sign with the name of benny wheeler, a family friend, you are, of one of the children killed in newtown. why did you come today? >> i felt that i needed to be here as part of a movement to make change. the sadness that's felt by so
someplace -- [applause] who ran for governor. and arnie aroundson who also ran for governor. all of these women who really led the way. and the fact that we've had a legislature that has had so many women in it has really provided a training ground for women. and it is significant. and, you know, hopefully we'll get to a point where it's no longer significant. >> yeah, that's actually a great point. >> where nobody takes note of the fact that we have so many women. >> that's a very good point. >> carol, what about you? does it feel significant to you? you're in a unique position. you went away and you're back. how do you view this? >> well, it is significant, just like the senator said. this has been quite a thrill for me, and it's very encouraging, i think, for the younger women to know these opportunities are there now. and i had a mother tell me that her little girl looked at the screen and said, mom, all girls. [laughter] >> oh, my gosh, that's amazing. >> annie, you have three sons, don't you? does it feel significant to you, what's happening at your kitchen table? >> yeah.
the guise of raising standards, but it does anything but that. obama and arnie duncan at the department of education are primarily responsible. but unfortunately, there are some republican governors who have capitulated to this and business interests that don't know what the heck is going on, that think they're signing on to better standards for students and improved work force. but are going to get much more dumbed down population. >> steve: how about in the district of columbia, did you hear the story that the high school students, they may never actually take a government class in the seat of our government? i don't know, i'm sure they want people to know how the government works. but it does seem ironic in washington, d.c., they wouldn't teach government. >> brian: it's complicated. >> it's all of a piece. my bottom line on all of this is that after the election, there were a loft republicans and conservatives said that the real problem in this country is the low information voter. oh, it's much bigger than that. it's the no knowledge student that's the problem. >> steve: let's make
. i have four sons serving in the arnie and navy today. it is family and we want the best for our family members. we want them to achieve to their highest a fulfilling military service which is opportunity. so the issues you're dealing with must be addressed. i'm particularly greatful to general rice that you were ahead of the curve. your leadership and by selecting major general wood ward to conduct the investigation has been so positive and i want to thank you. and i would be greatful if any of my family nebs could serve with you so thank you for what you've done. and indeed with the report, she in meeting with her i was so impressed by her determination. and she of course came through with 22 findings. and the findings then directed 46 recommendations. and these 46 recommendations are real world ways to address the problems for the best of our military. and i know that you'll be implementing 45 of the 46 recommendations. and from each of you i'd like to get a report on what is the status of implementing these recommendations? >> thank you, sir. we have to date implemented 23 of
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